Almost 200 interviews made! THANK YOU

Almost 200 interviews made! THANK YOU


The more we receive reports from interviewers, the more we are moved, intrigued, fascinated, and inspired by them.”

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The next 99 cheers is on Monday, 19th of September, 7:30 pm

The next 99 cheers is on Monday, 19th of September, 7:30 pm


Join us every third Monday of the month at Kartel, starting at 7:30 pm.

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The 99 project

The purpose of the 99 project is to write and stage a new "99" play, from Geneviève Flaven's original idea. Each play is made of 99 voices, inspired by real men's and women's stories , transformed by collaborative writing, staged by collaborative teams. The whole project is driven by volunteers.

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99 snapshots

Follow here the work produced by our writers and editors during the writing workshops. Every Monday you can read the new ones of the week. Until the snapshots from "99 Project" are available, you can check the snapshots from the "99 Women" play here.

Snapshots written in English

Snapshots resulting from the collaborative writing and inspired by the lives of the women and men are published here

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Snapshots written in French

Les fragments de vie de femmes et d’hommes issus du travail d’écriture collaborative sont publiés ici

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Snapshots written in Chinese

Snapshots resulting from the collaborative writing and inspired by the lives of the women and men are published here

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Communiqué

To Our Interviewers, For Unlocking the Stories of the 99 project
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To Our Interviewers, For Unlocking the Stories of the 99 project

Dear all, I just wanted to say thank you to all of you. The more we receive reports from interviewers, the more we are moved, intrigued, fascinated, and inspired by them. By now, we already hav...
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News after summer break
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News after summer break

Summer holidays. Fun, sun-soaked visits with friends and family, shopping trips and sun tans, and long flights to favourite cities and countries around the world. As the long-stretched summer ...
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99 women in India
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99 women in India

The 99 women shows took place on July 29 and 30, in Pune, 2016 played in Hindi, Marathi and English. Driven by Sonali Kothari and her team, 99 Indian women played for the first in front of an ...
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Newsletter #3, July 2016
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Newsletter #3, July 2016

Writers at work! Our second newsletter is available now. (more…)
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Writers at work!
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Writers at work!

Since the beginning of June, three groups of writers: two French, one Chinese, began working on transcribing interviews. (English groups will start in August.) What has been happening in the wri...
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In what respect are you different now?
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In what respect are you different now?

Interviewers have made almost 200 interviews and they spoke about their experiences. We let their words speak for themselves. (more…)
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Pass the baton!
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Pass the baton!

It’s nearly the end of June – and we started our interviewing adventure in April … where has the time gone ?! We’ve all been busy with our work, as well as finding interviewees, interviewing them and ...
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White, Red, and New Friends at the 99’s Interviewers’ and Writers’ Mixer
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White, Red, and New Friends at the 99’s Interviewers’ and Writers’ Mixer

Interviewers and Writers raised glasses of white and red wine on Tuesday at 99’s social mixer aimed at bringing the two talent pools together. (more…)
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Special event with interviewers and writers
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Special event with interviewers and writers

Tuesday, 7th of June, 7:30 pm - Special event with interviewers and writers to celebrate the great interviewers' work that allows writers to start writing! (more…)
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Interviewers’ journey!
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Interviewers’ journey!

So what goes on behind closed doors of these facilitators/interviewer recaps? (more…)
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Let’s begin to write!
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Let’s begin to write!

In May, the interviewers were very active. It is now time for writers to take action! (more…)
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Interviews: we are half way to our goal!
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Interviews: we are half way to our goal!

We can hardly believe it. Our volunteers have already done over 100 interviews! (more…)
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First 99 cheers! Monday, 16th of May, 2016
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First 99 cheers! Monday, 16th of May, 2016

Join us every third Monday of the month at Kartel, starting at 7:30 pm. (more…)
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Newsletter #1, May 2016
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Newsletter #1, May 2016

Exciting news - Our first newsletter is available now. (more…)
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Getting ready for the writing workshops!
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Getting ready for the writing workshops!

Writing workshops: embark on the adventure of writing (en - fr) (more…)
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Well done everybody!
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Well done everybody!

This last Tuesday, more than 60 interviewers attended their first workshop. (more…)
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Le Petit Journal is talking about the 99 project, by Delphine Gourgues
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Le Petit Journal is talking about the 99 project, by Delphine Gourgues

The 99 project - La nouvelle aventure théâtrale pour et par les femmes ET les hommes de Shanghai !     Cette expérience artistique unique fut un tel succès que l’aventure ne pouvait  ...
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The adventure is widening, now including storytelling and staging, men AND women.
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The adventure is widening, now including storytelling and staging, men AND women.

Tuesday the 29th of March, at Kartel, many men and women came to learn more about the 99 project. The presentation was in French, and many actresses from last year's 99 women came to support us. We...
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Introducing 99 slides, because the 99 project is all about creativity!
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Introducing 99 slides, because the 99 project is all about creativity!

A new section has been added to our website: "99 slides" features fashion-inspired sketches, pictures, videos, etc., all creative moments that capture the spirit of our events and gatherings. We sh...
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Global Times, by Wang Han
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Global Times, by Wang Han

Interview with Shanghai-based French playwright Geneviève Flaven on her new project "Everyone came looking for something, and everyone found something," says playwright Geneviève Flaven, founder of...
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Kick off event at Kartel
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Kick off event at Kartel

A moving and inspirational kick off event took place last night for the 99 project. Genevieve Flaven, the creator was there to inspire, entice and excite prospective newcomers to the project. Whet...
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“the 99 project” is to be a large group of women and MEN …
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“the 99 project” is to be a large group of women and MEN …

Did you look at “www.the99project.net” ? Were you aware of the “99 women” project ? Did it all look like a gang of women doing a project ? WRONG …. (more…)
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We are getting started … so come and learn more … engage the creative!
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We are getting started … so come and learn more … engage the creative!

Wow ! how refreshing … Tired of networking events ? Looking for a way to connect with people, get involved, and have fun ? (more…)
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Save the date – meeting in english and french
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Save the date – meeting in english and french

We start by organizing 2 meetings to present the new 99 project and answer to all the questions you have. One in english, the 22nd of March 2016, 7:30 pm at the Kartel, and one french, the 29th ...
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99 slides

We are happy to share with you some feedback we have received from our interviewees. Thank you to everyone who shared their experience. (m...
“I finally got the chance to explore myself. And I love it!”, Coco, interviewee, and former journalist
  If you want to know more about the interview, please read www.the99project.net/interview-me (en - fr) If you want to be par...
Real people living in Shanghai, a short glance at interviews
"The interview is over, it lasted just under two hours and left me very satisfied." (more…)
A different light, Genevieve, interviewee
"This interviewing is fun … and also a really great way to meet people!" (more…)
I’m ready for more ! – Jane, interviewer
"The adventure is widening with the 99 project in Shanghai! this time, the new 99 play will be based on real stories." (more…)
Genevieve Flaven, presentation to english-speaking volunteers on March 22nd, Kartel
"There is no requirement to being interviewed. Everyone has a story." (more…)
Marguerite Deperrois, presentation to english-speaking volunteers on March 22nd, Kartel
"We are happy to answer questions about volunteering as an interviewer, being interviewed, or anything else." (more…)
Sylvie Dugenest, presentation to english-speaking volunteers on March 22nd, Kartel
"The interviewer will try to capture the subject's life, their past, present, and future."  (more…)
Valerie Guglielmi, presentation to english-speaking volunteers on March 22nd, Kartel
"We'll now show you a video of the play being put on by a group of women in India."  (more…)
Marguerite Deperrois, presentation to english-speaking volunteers on March 22nd, Kartel
"You're all here because you're looking for something - creativity, community, something new." (more…)
Genevieve Flaven, presentation to english-speaking volunteers on March 22nd, Kartel